Papillon technique


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Papillon technique

A radiation therapy for rectal cancer in which the radiation source is placed directly into the distal bowel, in contact with the tumor.
See also: technique
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She had three sessions of radiotherapy using the Papillon technique, and her tumour went away almost immediately.
It provided an overview of contact radiotherapy, which patients are suitable for treatment with the Papillon technique, a real patient's experience of the treatment and the importance of setting up clinical trials to gather more evidence about the benefits of Papillon.